Travoprost Pharmacology


About Travoprost
A synthetic prostaglandin F2a analogue, Ophthalmic Antiglaucoma.
Mechanism of Action of Travoprost
Travoprost is a prostaglandin F2-alpha analogue and it is a prostanoid selective FP receptor agonist which reduces the intraocular pressure (IOP) by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor mainly through increasing uveoscleral outflow.
Pharmacokinets of Travoprost
Absorption: Travoprost is absorbed through the cornea and is hydrolyzed to the active free acid.
Onset of Action for Travoprost
Duration of Action for Travoprost
Half Life of Travoprost
45 minutes
Side Effects of Travoprost
3.Blurred vision
4.Increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
5.Dry eyes
6.Increased flow of tears
7.Changes in eye, eyelash, or eyelid color
8.Redness of eyes
10.Eye pain
11.Punctate epithelial keratopathy
13.Ocular pruritus
Contra-indications of Travoprost
1.Hypersensitivity to Travoprost
Special Precautions while taking Travoprost
1.Avoid use of medicament if any irritation occurs
4.Macular edema
6.Closed angle glaucoma
7.Avoid contact lens
8.Renal impairment
9.Hepatic impairment
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Travoprost
1.Open angle glaucoma
Interactions for Travoprost
Typical Dosage for Travoprost
Adult:Apply one drop in the affected eyes once daily in the evening.
Schedule of Travoprost
Storage Requirements for Travoprost
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly closed container. Protect fro heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children. Discard the drug 1 month after opening.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Travoprost
Instill the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Travoprost
A topical ocular overdose of an ophthalmic product containing Travoprost may be flushed from the eye with warm tap water.

Home Delivery for Travoprost in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including travoprost.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for travoprost and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for travoprost may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take travoprost only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for travoprost before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for travoprost with the pharmacy.

Travoprost is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for travoprost might be better known than travoprost itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have travoprost in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for travoprost.